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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L Smg VIN: WBANB33565
As stated in the history the SMG system has failed multiple times and with a shorter interval. The dealer will not replace the pump again under warranty. They claim the entire transmission and hydraulic system must be replaced to the tune of $7500. The big pro...
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L tach & speedo VIN: WBAVC935X7
After battery replacement, while using a memory saver that plugs into the data link connector the dash doesn't light up and the speedo and tach are inpoerative. The fuse for the instrument cluster was blown. Replaced fuse and all is well. Anyone seen some kind...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBUF65J73
battery warning light comes on at times. replaced aux battery under the hood, but it still comes back on. has bcm code 9051 consumer shut off stage 1 and 9050 consumer shut off stage 2. it don't always come on just intermittently. if i clear the code, the code...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L oil leaking VIN: WMWMF73597
Happy Friday I have a 2009 mini cooper s turbo 1.6L it hs oil leaking from the back of the motor when i look at the valve cover on the intake manifold side i dont see any leaks but on top of the valve cover it is slightly wet but not around the edge of it. My ...
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Reving VIN: 4USCJ3336W
Sad to say that this one is not yet fixed. Checked several times on the live data before and during cranking, never could see anything out of the ordinary. Customer decided to pick up vehicle and bring it back at a later time. Thanks for all the help so far...
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L speedo,abs,batt.light VIN: WBAGG8341Y
Replaced defective reman.bosch alternator(bad regulator)and problem with ABS system and speedo was bad rear wheel sensor connector.TECHS note that this model does not have a seperate speedo.sensor on differential or on transmission,it uses the rear ABS sensors...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33551
This one's fixed! Thanks for all the responses. We ended up ordering new Bosch MAF. Installed, reset adaptions, reset throttle body setting and took it for a test drive. MAF reading now reads an accurate reading of 798 kg/H. Great power/acceleration. Along wit... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37494
I want to Thank everybody that sent me information about this car. The customer decided to trade the car in on something else to drive. We did verify that the cats are stopped up and after all of the responses we are pretty sure the crank case ventatlation sys... Trouble codes: 2962 (Oxygen Sensor Dynamics), 28A2, 27C3, 91 (Can Torque Reduction), 37 (Gear monitoring 5), 5E19.
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Charging VIN: WDBAB33A9E
Thanks to all that helped. Thanks to Slawomir from Oregon and Alain from California, the problem was the glow plug relay, it got water inside so made a big short, after replaced, voltage went up to 13.1 v and at 2500 rpms 13.9 to 14.1 v.I released vehicle hopp...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5576W
Thanks to all who replied. We did the battery disconnect and replaced the 90 degree elbow. Cleared the MIL and drove. Customer picked up vehicle and light has yet to return Trouble codes: P0133 (02 sensor circuit slow responce bank 1 sensor 1), P0140 (02 sensor circuit no activity detected bank 1 sensor 2).
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